> >Call for Papers
>>Feminist Theory and/of Science
>>Guest Editor: Susan M. Squier
>>Articles are invited that consider the relations between feminist theory
>>and science, as well as feminist theories of science. Essays may vary in
>>subject area and methodology. Literary, historical, and/or visual and
>>cultural studies approaches, sociological and anthropological approaches,
>>as well as perspectives from the scientific disciplines, are
>>encouraged. Possible subjects of exploration include: feminist theory and
>>the biological body and brain; the limits of materiality; the limits of
>>social construction; feminist theories of information and communication
>>technology (ICT); is there a feminist science? Is there a scientific
>>feminism? Discourses of science and feminist theory; feminist science
>>studies or queer science studies: what are the differences? What is the
>>role of literature in feminist theory / in feminist science studies? How
>>does feminist theory respond to the risk society? How does feminism
>>understand the categories of gender, race, class, disability, and/or
>>species as they are constituted and/ or deployed in scientific practice?
>>Is a 'non-modern' feminist science studies possible? What are the
>>essential texts for feminist theory of science? What practices
>>characterize feminist science studies or the feminist theory of science?
>>Feminist Theory is a peer-reviewed journal and all articles will be
>>subject to the usual refereeing process. Six copies should be submitted.
>>Author's names and biographical notes should appear only on a cover sheet,
>>and all identifiers in the text should be masked so that manuscripts can
>>be reviewed anonymously. Each article should be accompanied by an
>>abstract and keywords and a brief biographical note. Articles should be
>>typed double spaced, with references in the Harvard Style and substantive
>>footnotes at the end of the article. Manuscript length should be between
>>6,000 and 8,000 words.
>>Detailed notes for contributors are available on request from the Feminist
>>Theory office: email [log in to unmask] Other inquiries should be
>>directed to the issue editor by e-mail, at [log in to unmask]
>>This special issue will review only unpublished manuscripts that are not
>>simultaneously under review for publication elsewhere.
>>Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2003.
>>Manuscripts should be clearly marked 'Special Issue' and sent either to
>>Feminist Theory, Centre for Women's Studies, University of York,
> >Heslington, York YO10 5DD or, in the case of North American authors, to
> >Susan Squier, PO Box 557, 211 Miller Lane, Boalsburg, PA 16827, USA.
> >Susan Squier is Brill Professor of Women's Studies and English at the
>>Pennsylvania State University, where she is a member of the Science,
>>Medicine, Technology and Culture group and the Disability Studies group of
>>the Rock Ethics Institute. She has served as President of the Society for
>>Literature and Science, and is currently on its Executive Board. Among her
>>publications are: Babies in Bottles: Twentieth-Century Visions of
>>Reproductive Technology, Playing Dolly: Technocultural Formations,
>>Fantasies and Fictions of Assisted Reproduction (edited with E. Ann
>>Kaplan), Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation
>>(co-edited with Helen Cooper and Adrienne Munich). Her edited collection,
>>Communities of the Air: Radio Century, Radio Culture, is forthcoming in
>>2003 from Duke University Press. In summer 2002, she co-directed (with
>>Anne Hunsaker Hawkins) the National Endowment for the Humanities summer
>>institute on "Literature, Medicine and Culture" at Penn State University
>>Hershey Medical Center.
>Brill Professor of Women's Studies and English
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